Accounting graduates count on careers in numbers

Six Nanaimo students are ready to become certified accountants.

Six Nanaimo students are ready to become certified accountants.

Abraham De Klerk, Heather Eytcheson, Spencer Leakey, Melissa MacRae, Alanna McLennan and Joanne Rouse passed the national Uniform Evaluation, written over three days in September.

More than 400 B.C. students successfully completed the exam and eight made the national honour roll, including McLennan.

To become a certified accountant, students must complete the CA School of Business course work, pass the Uniform Evaluation and work for 30 months in a CA firm.

The school develops the program for university graduates looking to become CAs in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C.